UPDATE 5:47 p.m.: (AP) — Attackers have wounded 14 people, two critically, in a shooting after a party in California's Central Valley.
It happened shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday in Bakersfield.
Kern County Sheriff's spokesman Ray Pruitt tells KNX-AM radio that homeowners allowed their daughter to host the party. She promoted it on social media and about 150 people arrived — many uninvited.
The parents broke up the party and the visitors — mainly 15- to 18-year-olds — streamed into the front yard and street.
Pruitt says that's when three people came up the street and opened fire on the crowd. At least one person reportedly fired back.
People were hit in the arms, legs and chest. The critically injured are expected to survive.
Authorities say the attack may have been gang-related.
Original post: (AP) — Authorities say attackers have shot and wounded 14 people, two critically, in an attack on a crowd outside a house party in Southern California.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office says about 150 people were attending the party in Bakersfield when a car drove past shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday. Shots rang out and people standing in the street and in front of the home were hit.
Authorities say victims were shot in the arms, legs and chest. Two were critically injured but are expected to survive.
No arrests have been made and there's no immediate word on a motive for the attack.
Bakersfield is about 90 miles north of Los Angeles.